The bodies of the siblings, all minors, were recovered from awheat drum at their grandfathers house. They were reported missing since Saturday evening.

. FP NEWS SERVICE RATLAM In a sensational case, bodies of three minor girls

were recovered from a drum in a house where wheat was stored at village Amleta, 7km from here, on Sunday morning.

All the three sisters were missing from their house since Saturday evening.

The deceased were identified as Jyoti 10, Laxmi 8 and Ranu 4, their father Permanand Panchal is an employee in a pharmaceutical company here.

As soon as the news of recovery of the bodies spread, villagers rushed to the spot in dismay and grief, A police team from Namli police station reached the spot and shifted the bodies to Ratlam district hospital for autopsy.

Panchal with his family was residing as a tenant in the village.

Panchals three daughters were missing since Saturday evening and search was on for the three girls. On Sunday morning when a plastic drum was opened at the house of Permanands father- in- law, bodies of the girls were found lying in it.

Though there were on injury marks on the bodies, however the police suspect that strangulation led to the death of three siblings.

The police are probing as what led to the death of the girls and how their bodies reached inside the wheat drum.

A team of four doctors CONTD. ON P6 The body of one of the deceased being taken out under police supervision.

The kin of the deceased children weeping in grief in Amleta village. FP Photos

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